Canadian Natural Resources Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CNQ)

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$33.26 $1.72 (5.45%) CNQ stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

The Canadian Natural Resources cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Canadian Natural Resources profits one has to check the income statement and for Canadian Natural Resources debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Canadian Natural Resources stock analysis. Canadian Natural Resources had a positive net income cash flow of $461.26M till this quarter of 2018 Q1. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Canadian Natural Resources had an inflow of $1.95B from operating activities, $-858.45M spend due to financing activities, and $-1.08B outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow994.53M4B3.02B1.87B981.52M3.67B2.77B1.86B888.65M4.3B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-472.09M--------511.69M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net497.66M-719.71M34.3M-389.69M95.96M-907.75M-492.47M-505.17M-388.55M1.13B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-801.48M-3.62B-2.89B-1.18B-608.25M-2.87B-2.42B-1.62B-704.21M-3.5B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--6.66B-6.89B-6.42B------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-16.61M-67.11M-35.1M-17.1M--74.76M-75.94M-76.82M-72.17M-87.76M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-265.05M241.44M210.64M129.4M-241.03M64.19M-19.94M-180.03M-127.57M-693.48M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares83.86M359.47M223.41M166.58M120.89M422.15M246.23M117.17M21.87M71.3M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-977.92M3.49B3.51B3.36B-123.85M125.8M-430.68M-404.59M83.84M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings301.44M1.71B2.18B1.96B-323.39M258.27M803.92M1.34B823.77M760.09M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-265.84M-965.79M-731.67M-433.57M-209.3M-572.44M-386.61M-195.55M--980.28M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------31.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year13.11M52.1M19.59M14.49M35.94M34.02M22.26M12.62M23.76M19.82M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End120.26M105.68M248.94M37.18M14.35M12.83M14.57M18.62M10.93M54.06M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Canadian Natural Resources stock price history and Canadian Natural Resources stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Canadian Natural Resources had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $11.86M in the latest quarter 2018 Q1. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Canadian Natural Resources stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $1.95B for CNQ.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.08B for CNQ stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-858.45M for Canadian Natural Resources. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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